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From Welfare to Work : Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform - Felice Davidson Perlmutter

From Welfare to Work

Corporate Initiatives and Welfare Reform

Hardcover Published: 1st September 1997
ISBN: 9780195110159
Number Of Pages: 142

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Using a case example of how Pennsylvania Blue Shield trained, hired, and retained several hundred welfare recipients on its work force, From Welfare to Work offers a compelling success story and a broad discussion of welfare reform, public policy, and corporate social responsibility. It also offers a practical explanation of the specific steps needed to establish such a program, including corporate tax incentives, business and government collaborations, and the special needs of welfare recipients. Demonstrating that it is possible for corporate America to combine bottom-line goals with socially responsible goals, this book is essential reading for all corporate executives who combine concern for the well-being of their companies with a sense of social responsibility.

Foreword Preface Acknowledgments I. Background 1: From Welfare to Work 2: Doing Good While Doing Well 3: How One Corporation Got Involved II. Training 4: Planning for Success 5: The Importance of Staff 6: A Win-Win Game 7: Trainee Perspectives III. Employment 8: Integrating the New Workers 9: Perceptions of the Trainees as Corporate Employees IV. Toward the Twenty-First Century 10: Where Do We Go From Here? Index

ISBN: 9780195110159
ISBN-10: 0195110153
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 142
Published: 1st September 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.23 x 14.61  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.33